7 days in Tuscany Itinerary

7 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
1
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Siena
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Cappella Sant'Andrea, learn about winemaking at Agricola Tamburini Emanuela, indulge your taste buds at Corbucci, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rocca of Montestaffoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through Barberino Val d'Elsa, learn about winemaking at Poggio al Bosco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lino, make a trip to Porta all'Arco, then steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, and finally shop like a local with La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Gimignano is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to San Gimignano. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in San Gimignano reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Volterra, Gambassi Terme, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Poggio al Bosco
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Poggio al Bosco ©
Poggio al Bosco
Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico
Corbucci ©
Corbucci

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Casa di Santa Caterina, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiata di San Quirico, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Piccolomini, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): get behind the scenes at Castello di Meleto, get great views at Volpaia, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Ercolani, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leuta.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Siena day trip site.

Getting from San Gimignano to Siena by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Siena sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Pienza, Volpaia, Azienda Agricola Leuta, Collegiata di San Quirico, Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni
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Azienda Agricola Leuta ©
Azienda Agricola Leuta
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni ©
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico and Pitti Palace. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Canyon Park in Bagni di Lucca--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find ratings and tourist information, use the Florence online attractions planner.

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Canyon Park
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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